Celebrate International Book Giving Day!

Standard

“International Book Giving Day is a 100% volunteer initiative aimed at increasing children’s access to and enthusiasm for books.” International Book Giving Day is celebrated every year on 14th February, share your love of books by gifting a book to a child on the day. For more ideas about how you can join in click here for details.

 

Advertisements

Book review: Bears Don’t Eat Egg Sandwiches ~ Red Reading Hub

Standard

DQ11Mo-X0AAG0Nt.jpg-large

Bears Don’t Eat Egg Sandwiches Julie Fulton and Rachel Suzanne Maverick Arts Publishing Jack is busy preparing his lunch – egg sandwiches – when there’s a knock on his door. He’s more than a little surprised to discover his visitor is a large bear. Being a friendly lad, Jack offers him an egg sandwich only […]

via Bears Don’t Eat Egg Sandwiches — Red Reading Hub – Jillrbennett’s Reviews of Children’s Books

Book reviews: Game of Stones — Red Reading Hub

Standard

DPT9PZfXkAA30gG.jpg-large

Game of Stones Rebecca Lisle and Richard Watson Maverick Arts Publishing Young Pod of Stone Underpants fame is back and he’s in inventive mode once more. Now he wants to make a ‘whizzy’ game to amuse his younger brother, Hinge. His first creation is certainly that but there appears to be a design fault … […]

via Perilous Play: Game of Stones / Rocket Shoes — Red Reading Hub – Jillrbennett’s Reviews of Children’s Books

Book review: Bonkers About Beetroot — Red Reading Hub

Standard

DOmqfwBW0AAHx-3

Bonkers About Beetroot Cath Jones and Chris Jevons Maverick Arts Publishing Sunset Safari Park is in danger of being closed down due to a distinct lack of visitors. Zebra calls a meeting of its inmates in the hope they might have suggestions as to how to save their home. Despite Penguin’s discouraging “Nobody comes because […]

via Bonkers About Beetroot / Pony in the City — Red Reading Hub – Jillrbennett’s Reviews of Children’s Books

Book Review: Baabwaa & Wooliam — Red Reading Hub

Standard

Screen Shot 2017-11-09 at 06.07.31

Baabwaa & Wooliam David Elliott and Melissa Sweet Walker Books Wooliam is a sheep – a sheep with a penchant for reading: how cool is that! Baabwaa is also a sheep: she enjoys knitting – a more likely activity for a farm resident. These two are best friends. ‘Sounds kind of boring. But they like […]

via Baabwaa & Wooliam — Red Reading Hub – Jillrbennett’s Reviews of Children’s Books

Book Review: Hide and Seek ~ Red Reading Hub

Standard

51xOtGbmLQL

Hide and Seek Anthony Browne Doubleday There are search and find picture books aplenty and then there is Anthony Browne’s game of Hide and Seek, which is in an altogether different class: a class of its own. And it’s actually Anthony Browne’s 50th picture book of his career. Herein the search is for a missing […]

via Hide and Seek — Red Reading Hub – Jillrbennett’s Reviews of Children’s Books